Insider Trading Alert - SNCR, PRAA And FIVE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 9, 2014, 37 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $895.00 to $3,723,810.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) - FREE Research Report

Garcia Robert, who is President at Synchronoss Technologies, sold 494 shares at $35.47 on July 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 88,508 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.56% with the 494-share transaction.

Doran Patrick Joseph, who is EVP & Chief Technology Office at Synchronoss Technologies, sold 132 shares at $35.47 on July 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Technology Office owned 23,608 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.56% with the 132-share transaction.

Rosenberger Karen, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Synchronoss Technologies, sold 114 shares at $35.47 on July 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 37,041 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.31% with the 114-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.61, down $2.86, or 8.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synchronoss Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 157
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,382
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,626

The average volume for Synchronoss Technologies has been 386,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Synchronoss Technologies has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides cloud solutions and software-based activation for connected devices worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Synchronoss Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Synchronoss Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Synchronoss Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRAA) - FREE Research Report

Scott Judith S, who is EVP-General Counsel, Secretary at Portfolio Recovery Associates, sold 500 shares at $60.17 on July 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP-General Counsel, Secretary owned 33,468 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.47% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.40, down $2.77, or 4.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Portfolio Recovery Associates go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 118,696

The average volume for Portfolio Recovery Associates has been 393,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Portfolio Recovery Associates has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 9.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., a financial and business service company, is engaged in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Portfolio Recovery Associates a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Portfolio Recovery Associates as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Portfolio Recovery Associates Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Five Below (FIVE) - FREE Research Report

Schlessinger David, who is Executive Chairman at Five Below, sold 100,000 shares at $37.24 on July 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 755,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.68% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.32, up $0.08, or 0.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Five Below go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 225,000

The average volume for Five Below has been 967,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Five Below has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 12.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. The company offers various products priced at $5 and below. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.9. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Five Below a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Five Below as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its premium valuation and poor profit margins. Get the full Five Below Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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